Citing Your Sources
Citing your sources is the way to give credit to the people whose words or ideas you use. If you don't cite your sources, you could be guilty of plagiarism.
There are several citations styles, but the two most common are MLA, from the Modern Language Association and APA, from the American Psychological Association. Most humanities courses use MLA while social sciences courses use APA. Find out which style your professor requires. Both styles require in-text references and a list of sources at the end of your paper.
In the body of your paper, note the sources of your quotes
Works Cited (MLA) or Reference List (APA)
At the end of your paper, include a list of your sources in correct